Cold and flu season is upon us all. Fall has us bringing out cute sweaters, toques and mittens but it also brings the prospect of getting sick! Health and wellness in Vancouver can be hard to achieve without the right resources. Combat the cold with a few natural remedies we list below to keep you and your family sniffle free this year!

Health and Wellness in Vancouver: Karla's Specialteas Local Vancouver Health Tonics

Karla's Specialteas

Tea is always a good idea! Handcrafted and made in small batches, Karla's Specialteas are made with natural ingredients and are free from artificial flavours, colours, GMO, and gluten. These Tonics have ingredients such as ginger, peppermint, chamomile, and turmeric, which are known to have natural health benefits. So put away the bottle of Tylenol and give these a try first!


Perfect hot or over ice, this tonic includes ginger, natural antibacterial which helps support your immune system. Peppermint, another key ingredient, is known to help relieve headaches and nausea. Drink if you start to feel under the weather or take as a precautionary aid. Add a bit of local honey for a sweeter taste or drink as is. 

Turmeric Tonic

Referred to as the golden spice (and part of the ginger family), Turmeric has a history of being used in medicine dating back four thousand years! This plant aids digestion, improves liver function with its antioxidant properties, and has been known to help with arthritis pain. All in all this tonic is a great beverage for whomever, whenever! Either steep with hot water or simmer with milk /coconut milk and enjoy this healthy Tonic. 

BONUS Health and Wellness in Vancouver: DIY Natural All Purpose House Cleaner

With school underway germs are here to stay. This easy DIY cleaner will help remove germs from all surfaces and keep your house clean without the use of harsh chemicals that can really do more harm than good to you and your loved ones. All you need is white vinegar, water, two essential oils, and a bit of soap! Follow this link for an easy step-by-step. Share your favourite health tips with us on Facebook!

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